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Tony Blair Announces Return to British Politics to fight Brexit

Former British prime minister Tony Blair said Monday he was plunging back into domestic politics in order to fight against Brexit, AFP reported.

World » EU | May 1, 2017, Monday // 08:23 | Viewed: 8337

Iran Satellite TV Head Shot Dead in Istanbul

The head of an Iranian satellite television network channel who last year was sentenced in absentia to six years in prison by a Tehran court was shot dead in Istanbul together with a business partner, Turkey's Dogan news agency said on Sunday, The Jerusal

World | April 30, 2017, Sunday // 16:21 | Viewed: 4195

Macedonia Opposition Plans to Form Govt After Violence

Macedonia's opposition Social Democrats said Sunday they would push ahead in forming a government with ethnic Albanian partners, following an eruption of violence when protesters who oppose them stormed parliament, AFP reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 30, 2017, Sunday // 14:45 | Viewed: 10107

UK PM May Braces for Difficult Brexit Talks After EU Adopts Tough Stance

British Prime Minister Theresa May said on Sunday divorce talks with the European Union would be difficult, responding to the tough stance taken by EU leaders over the upcoming Brexit negotiations, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 30, 2017, Sunday // 14:23 | Viewed: 7837

EU Says United Ireland Would Be Automatic Full Member

European Union leaders promised on Saturday to embrace the British province of Northern Ireland into the EU if a referendum unites it with the Republic of Ireland, Reuters reports.

World » EU | April 29, 2017, Saturday // 18:53 | Viewed: 8882

EU Leaders Negotiating Common Position On Brexit

The Leaders of the 27 EU contries are meeting in Brussels to adopt a common position on conducting negotiations with Great Britain over its exiting the Bloc, BNR reported.

World » EU | April 29, 2017, Saturday // 13:55 | Viewed: 8439

Turkish Authorities Block Access to Wikipedia

Turkey on Saturday blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopedia Wikipedia, an Internet monitoring group said, but it was not clear why the ban had been imposed.

World » Southeast Europe | April 29, 2017, Saturday // 11:59 | Viewed: 139518

Germany Rejects Demands to Halt Turkey's Bid to Join the European Union

Germany rejected on Friday demands to halt Turkey's bid to join the European Union, even as some EU states said Ankara's membership dream was dead after Turks voted to grant President Tayyip Erdogan sweeping new powers, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 28, 2017, Friday // 14:44 | Viewed: 3030

Minimum Pension in Slovenia Reaches EUR 500

Slovenia’s Parliament adopted amendments to the Pension and Disability Insurance Act, according to which pensioners who meet all requirements would have a guaranteed pension of EUR 500, BNR reported.

World » EU | April 28, 2017, Friday // 10:11 | Viewed: 136891

Angry Nationalists Storm Macedonian Parliament

Violence broke out in Macedonia's Parliament on Thursday after an ethnic Albanian MP was elected speaker, sparking outrage from nationalists, CNN reported.

World » Southeast Europe | April 28, 2017, Friday // 10:04 | Viewed: 10323

Erdogan: ‘EU Cannot Question Our Democracy’

Turkey cannot allow other countries, “especially the European Union to question our democracy”, said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday, reported Anadolu Agency.

World » Southeast Europe | April 28, 2017, Friday // 08:21 | Viewed: 2893

Estonia says Russia May Put Troops in Belarus to Challenge NATO

Estonia's defense minister said on Thursday that Russia may use large-scale military exercises to move thousands of troops permanently into Belarus later this year in a warning to NATO, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 14:03 | Viewed: 10114

Angela Merkel: 'EU-Turkey Ties 'Severely Hit' by Ankara Developments'

The relationship between the European Union and Turkey has been severely hit by actions taken by President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Thursday, AFP reported.

World » EU | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 11:13 | Viewed: 2449

Trump Says He Won't Pull US Out of NAFTA

President Donald Trump has told the leaders of Mexico and Canada that he will not pull out of the North American Free Trade Agreement, ABC News reports.

World | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 09:38 | Viewed: 1792

Large Blast and Fire at Damascus Airport: Syrian Observatory

A large explosion hit in the area of Damascus International Airport followed by a fire in the same place early on Thursday the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said, Reuters agency reports.

World | April 27, 2017, Thursday // 08:22 | Viewed: 4867

EU Launches Legal Action Against Hungary Over Education Law

The EU launched legal action against Hungary on Wednesday over a law that could shut a university founded by US billionaire George Soros, the European Commission said, AFP reported.

World » EU | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 16:53 | Viewed: 7717

France Says Samples From April 4 Syria Chemical Attack Prove Government Used Sarin

Samples obtained by French intelligence show that forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad "undoubtedly" used sarin nerve gas in an April 4 attack in northern Syria, France's foreign minister said on Wednesday, citing a declassified report, Reuter

World » EU | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 11:46 | Viewed: 6997

Sweden Releases Second Man Held Over Stockholm Attack: No Longer a Suspect

Sweden on Tuesday released a second suspect held in connection with the deadly Stockholm truck attack earlier this month, prosecutors said, The Local writes.

World » EU | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 10:13 | Viewed: 1985

Theresa May to Meet EU Chief Brexit Negotiator Michel Barnier

The Prime Minister will host Michel Barnier and European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker for a working dinner at Downing Street at 7pm on Wednesday, writes The Press and Journal.

World » EU | April 26, 2017, Wednesday // 08:20 | Viewed: 6106

Spain Arrests Moroccans Suspected of Links to Belgian Islamist Attacks

Spanish police arrested eight people and raided 12 properties in Barcelona, in an operation against suspected Islamist militants carried out in conjunction with Belgian police, police said on Tuesday, Reuters reported.

World » EU | April 25, 2017, Tuesday // 14:17 | Viewed: 6476

Le Pen Steps Aside as National Front leader

Far-right French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has announced that she is stepping aside as leader of her National Front (FN) party.

World » EU | April 25, 2017, Tuesday // 12:10 | Viewed: 5852
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